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Comstock National Historic District Park

4 Activites Phone: (775)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 7.37 miles

Exploring the area surrounding the wild west mining towns of Virginia City and Dayton is a great adventure for mountain bikers or OHV enthusiasts.

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Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Headquarters Park

13 Activites Email: lpulliam@fs.fed.us Distance: 16.26 miles

Truly a Land of Many Uses, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest offers a variety of recreational activities to the outdoor enthusiast. The Forest offers every visitor the chance to enjoy nature and be outdoors. Before you venture out, find out more information about your favorite activity and where to enjoy recreating on the Forest using the find activity link on the right.Bears and Food Storage I...

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Mt. Rose Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 20.68 miles

The Mt. Rose Wilderness now contains a total of 31,310 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nevada. In 1989 the Mt. Rose Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increa...

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Lake Tahoe - Eastshore Drive National Park

Phone: (775)-588-4591 Email: info@tahoechamber.org Distance: 24.19 miles

Lake Tahoe offers breathtaking views of the crystal clear lake, towering pine trees, and snow-capped mountains, earning it the title, "the most beautiful drive in America." Part of the Pony Express Trail and home to the historic sacred grounds of the Washoe Indians, Lake Tahoe offers something for everyone year-round.

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Martis Creek Lake National Park

4 Activites Phone: (530)-587-8113 Distance: 27.01 miles

Located close to Lake Tahoe, Truckee and Reno, Martis has a beautiful, peaceful campground off the beaten path. The Martis Creek area features hiking, biking, canoeing/kayaking and trout fishing.

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Indian Creek Recreation Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (775)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 28.89 miles

This campground with 19 sites is situated next to Indian Creek Reservoir. These sites are suitable for recreation vehicles up to 34' or tents. The restrooms have flush toilets and hot showers. Drinking water is provided and a sanitary dump station (fee charged) is available. A tents-only area, with parking nearby, has 10 sites. Both camp ares are first-come, first-serve. A day-use area h...

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Boca Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (530)-587-3558 Distance: 29.25 miles

Boca Dam and Reservoir are features of the Truckee Storage Project. The reservoir is on the Little Truckee River, 27 miles southwest of Reno, Nevada. Open year-round (frozen during winter). A surface area of approximately 980 acres at full reservoir storage. Fishing season is year-round, with ice fishing during the winter. Available species include kokanee salmon, rainbow, brook, and brown trou...

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Prosser Creek Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (530)-587-3558 Distance: 30.91 miles

Prosser Creek Dam and Reservoir, completed in 1962, are located on Prosser Creek about 1.5 miles above the confluence of Prosser Creek and the Truckee River. The dam and reservoir are features of the Washoe Project. Area is open year-round (frozen during winter). A surface area of approximately 750 acres at full reservoir storage. About 11 miles of shoreline. Ice fishing during the winter. Av...

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Desolation Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 31.15 miles

The Desolation Wilderness now contains a total of 63,475 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1969 the Desolation Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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Lahontan Reservoir National Park

5 Activites Phone: (775)-867-3500 Distance: 31.89 miles

Lahontan Dam and Reservoir,on the Carson River store the natural flow of the Carson River along with water diverted from the Truckee River. The dam is a feature of the Newlands Project. There is a powerplant immediately below the dam. Surface area of approximately 11,200 acres at full reservoir storage with 69 miles of shoreline. Fishing season is year-round. The reservoir is a warm-water fishe...

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Granite Chief Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 33.61 miles

The Granite Chief Wilderness now contains a total of 19,048 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Granite Chief Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age...

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Stampede Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (530)-587-3558 Distance: 34.00 miles

Completed in 1970, Stampede Dam and Reservoir are located on the Little Truckee River immediately below the mouth of Davies Creek and approximately 8 miles above the confluence of the Little Truckee and Truckee Rivers. The dam and reservoir are features of the Washoe Project. Open year-round (frozen during winter). A surface area of approximately 3,340 acres at full reservoir storage with 25 mil...

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Carson Pass Highway (Route 88) National Park

Phone: (530)-622-5061 Distance: 35.91 miles

Stretching from the Sacramento Valley of California to the Carson Valley in Nevada, this 58-mile byway winds its way through the western slope of the Sierra Nevada, reaches the summit at Carson Pass, and ends up on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada. One of the most visually dramatic of the trans-Sierra highways in California, you will witness views of ragged volcanic skylines, cool green mea...

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Eldorado National Forest Park

Email: kschroeder@fs.fed.us Distance: 39.91 miles

The Eldorado National Forest is an ideal place for people seeking to escape from busy urban lifestyles. Its climate and topography offer a wide range of recreational opportunities, including hiking, fishing, camping and cross-country and downhill skiing.It is located one hour from the metropolitan area of Sacramento which has a population of over one million people, and two to three hours driving ...

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Mokelumne Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 42.62 miles

The Mokelumne Wilderness now contains a total of 99,161 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1964 the Mokelumne Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "......

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Carson-Iceberg Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 48.45 miles

The Carson-Iceberg Wilderness now contains a total of 161,181 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1984 the Carson-Iceberg Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an ...

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Tahoe National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: pmahaffey@fs.fed.us Distance: 55.18 miles

With breathtaking mountain peaks, lush meadows filled with wildflowers, historic mining towns, destination vacation spots at Goodyears Bar, Downieville, Sierra City, Truckee, Yuba River, the Lakes Basin Area and the Jackson Meadows Region, the Tahoe National Forest is one of the most popular recreation forests in the US.In winter, there are outstanding winter sports opportunities including world r...

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Sly Park Reservoir

9 Activites Phone: (530)-644-2545 Distance: 56.29 miles

Recreation at Sly Park Reservoir is managed by the El Dorado Irrigation District under an agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation's Central CA Area Office. The reservoir was created by Sly Park Dam across Sly Park Creek. The dam is a feature of the Central Valley Project, American River Division. Sly Park offers an abundance of public use facilities and is open seven days a week during the sum...

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Grimes Point/Hidden Cave Archaeological Site

5 Activites Phone: (702)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 56.94 miles

Grimes Point area was first visited by Native Americans 8,000 or more years ago and is one of the largest and most accessible petroglyph sites in the United States. The Grimes Point Petroglyph Trail, an easy hike directly behind the parking area provides viewing of several hundred boulders covered with rock art dating back 6,000 years. The self-guided interpretive trail that was constructed in 19...

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Walker Lake Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (775)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 57.48 miles

The 30,000-acre, 12 mile long by 5 mile wide lake has a shoreline that varies from steep and rocky on the west side to sandy beaches on its east side.. Walker Lake is an oasis for migratory birds including the common loon, snow geese, and white pelicans, several species of grebe, brants, and harlequin ducks. Snowy plovers feed along the shoreline and American avocets and black-necked stilts wade t...

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American River North Middle South Forks National Park

6 Activites Phone: (916)-941-3101 Email: dgreenwo@blm.gov Distance: 59.67 miles

The famous Giant Gap 14-mile run of the even more famous North Fork American River is one of California's top whitewater challenges, for experts only. Cliffs tower 2,000 feet above the river. Heaps of mine tailings and old cabin ruins border this roller-coaster ride through the historic Mother Lode. Stop to catch your breath at the Lover's Leap picnic area, which features California's most venerab...

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Sugar Pine Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (530)-265-4531 Distance: 60.52 miles

Recreation at Sugar Pine Reservoir is managed by Tahoe National Forest under an agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. Sugar Pine Reservoir was created by Sugar Pine Dam across Shirttail Creek. The dam is a feature of the Central Valley project, American River Division, Folsom Auburn Unit. The reservoir offers four main recreation areas around the lake. The complex, which opened in May 1985...

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Stanislaus National Forest Park

16 Activites Email: stf-public_affairs@fs.fed.us Distance: 66.77 miles

Located between Lake Tahoe and Yosemite in the Sierra Nevada, the Stanislaus National Forest is a cherished and accessible overnight destination. The Forest offers a full range of year-round recreation opportunities. Three primary trans-Sierra routes—4, 108 and 120—traverse the forest, offering great views through a range of life zones (3,000' - 9,500+'). A network of forest roads and trails encou...

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Emigrant Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 67.10 miles

The Emigrant Wilderness now contains a total of 112,277 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of California. In 1975 the Emigrant Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...i...

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Sand Mountain Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (775)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 67.49 miles

The 4,795 acre Sand Mountain Recreation Area is a designated OHV fee site located in the high desert of west central Nevada twenty-five miles south east of Fallon on U.S. 50 in Churchill County. Created by the migration and deposition of windblown sand as it is stopped by the rising Stillwater Mountains bordering to the north, east and west, the most dominant feature of the dune system is Sand M...

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